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Job Title: Senior Drilling Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria  

Employer: Neconde Energy Limited

Report to: Drilling Manager

Asset: OML 42

Department: Technical

Job Description:

1. To set up and manage rig and all support services contracts for efficient execution of the company’s oil and gas drilling and completion programs.

2. To manage the company’s drilling and completion campaign from planning through to execution.

3. Coordinate the Supply Chain process of Well Engineering equipment for cost effective project delivery.

Key Contacts NEL: Drilling Manager, Subsurface Team, C&P, Operations,

Key Contacts External: Contractors, DPR

Other Job Requirements:

Local travel   Y   Frequency: 20%

International travel   Y   Frequency: 10%

Key Deliverables:

1   Demonstrate a high commitment to HSE

2   Set up and manage the rig contract to ensure efficient service delivery.

3   Deliver planned number of wells on budget, on schedule and to the quality standards specified in the well proposal

Key Competencies:

1   Technical Skills: Experienced Well Engineer in E & P Company, global exposure an advantage, deep understanding of the workflow linking the relevant disciplines to generate the “Right” wells and optimum field development plan.

2   Commercial skills: Strong management skills, with deep knowledge of Contracting Process. Strategic Cost Leadership skills, with deep understanding of commercial implications of emerging ways of working, techniques and technologies in Well Engineering discipline.

General Knowledge, Managerial and/or Technical Skills:

1   Leadership: Strong Leadership position in E & P Company, excellent influencing skills and ability to forge strong relationships at various levels, proven ability to lead and inspire cross-discipline groups, commitment to technical leadership and ability to lead skills pool staff working under different asset teams.

2    People Development Skills: Respected technical mentor with excellent coaching abilities, and with a proven track record of commitment to people development. He/she will have demonstrated respect for people. This person would be a top choice amongst the majority of peers, an excellent networker.

Education/Certification & Experience required:

1   A graduate degree in engineering or physical science, with a minimum of 15 years oil and gas drilling and completion experience, 10  of which must be in well technology, planning, design and construction activities. Must possess some professional Drilling certificates (IWCF or equivalent). Experience in subsurface engineering is mandatory.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should apply online or send their Cover Letter and CV to

Closing Date: 2014-03-14

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